Q: How long will it take to build my Plystream?
It will take about 350 hours to build a Plystream. It is not a quick build. There are a lot of materials in it, 20 + sheets of ply and 15 litres of glue for example but it would make a great winter project with the chance to learn about laminating wood, how to make templates and use epoxy resin.
Q: How much will a Plystream cost to build?
Always a very subjective question but if you bought only new parts you might expect a Plystream to cost about 3000 Euros to build but the cost could be reduced dramatically using second hand parts.
Q: Do you sell a Plystream kit?
Sorry no, the Plystream is only available in plan form. But don't let this stop you! All you need is easily available and no special skills are required.
Q: How much weight can a Plystream carry?
This depends on your car's towing capacity and how lightly you build your Plystream. Expect a Plystream to weigh about 300 kilos unladen so with most cars you will have a very respectable pay load of about 200 kilos.
Q: The plans are metric can I build a Plystream using Imperial materials?
The Plystream will still have to be built using metric measurements but Imperial materials can certainly be used. All the info you need is in the plans.  
Q: What are the legal requirements for a Plystream?
Because the Plystream weighs less than 500 kilos it is considered a trailer in Europe. Laws may differ in other parts of the world so check first.
The Plystream is very easy to tow. A small tow car will notice the weight when pulling away and going up hills but other than that you'll hardly know it is there. It is hardly any wider than the tow car so if the car can get through a gap, so can the Plystream.  
Q: How much does a Plystream weigh?
An unladen Plystream will weigh about 300 kilos including the trailer which makes it one of the lightest caravans in the world.
It's fair to say that the Plystream is not the easiest caravan to build but it's more about patience than skill. Every single step along the way is explained and backed up by over 350 detailed pics so if you have confidence there's no reason why you couldn't make one yourself.
Q: How hard is it to build?
Q: How well does it tow?
Q: Is it hard to manoeuvre?
Not at all but with the Plystream there's really no need to even try. It is much easier to simply unhitch it and move it by hand!
Q: I don't have any woodwork experience, can I still build a Plystream?
The Plystream is probably not the ideal project for a complete newbie but there's nothing very hard or complicated and every single step is described in detail. If you can follow instructions you could certainly build yourself a Plystream and along the way learn a lot of very useful skills.
Q: Tell me more about the plans
The metric Plystream plans have over 150 pages and more than 350 photos and even bonus sections full of useful information. The plans come as a PDF file and are about 15 mb in size. The Plans can be downloaded immediately from this site via PayPal. You do not need to have a PayPal account, and you can pay with your credit card. Upon completion of your payment you will be given an option to either save or open the plans. Save the plans to your hard drive. You will receive an email confirmation.

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